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Plastics coloring: sustainable effects

Plastics coloring: sustainable effects

At K 2019 Karl Finke GmbH & Co. KG from Wuppertal, Germany, focuses on sustainability. Core topics will be innovative solutions for coloring PCR polyolefins and bio-polymers as well as laser marking as a sustainable alternative to printed labels.


Milliken introduces KeyPlast Resist

Milliken introduces KeyPlast Resist

Milliken & Company announced today the launch of KeyPlast Resist, a spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics.


DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business

DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €1.15 billion.


Milliken increases investment in Asia

Milliken increases investment in Asia

Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge center in Asia.


RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

The RAL gGmbH in Bonn and the IIT will significantly link their activities in the fields of education and training of professional colour designers as well as joint research projects on the subject of colour.


Gabriel-Chemie presents PCR colours

Gabriel-Chemie presents PCR colours

As part of its sustainability initiative, the Gabriel-Chemie Group is implementing several strategy programs. One of the first modules is the introduction of a colour range based on Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) polypropylene.


Newly presented at Fakuma: Colour Vision N°19

Newly presented at Fakuma: Colour Vision N°19

With almost 48,000 trade fair visitors and more than 1,900 exhibitors, the Fakuma once again took a strong stand. Right at the center the Gabriel-Chemie Group presented its modern side and numerous new innovations.


Clariant reports strong progress in the first half of 2018

Clariant reports strong progress in the first half of 2018

Clariant today announced first half 2018 sales of CHF 3.389 billion compared to CHF 3.132 billion in the first half of 2017. This corresponds to 7 % growth in local currency and 8 % in Swiss francs. Sales growth was supported by organic growth contributions from all Business Areas, in particular Catalysis and Care Chemicals.


LANXESS expands capacity for Macrolex dyes at Leverkusen

LANXESS expands capacity for Macrolex dyes at Leverkusen

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.


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